Scorpio Rising
Scorpio Rising (1970)

An army of gay/nazi bikers make their engines roar and ride the way to pain/pleasure as sexual and sadistic symbols are intercut into the dazing chaos and rhythmic experiences of this underground film by cult director Anger.

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 14, 1970
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Cole Smithey

[VIDEO ESSAY] Evocatively transgressive and subversively poetic, "Scorpio Rising" is a cinematic rebel yell against the fiercely anti-gay hypocrisies of American culture that still dog society in the 21st century.

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Fernando F. Croce

Kenneth Anger's masterpiece of blasphemy and rapture

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Still retains its freshness.

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Aj V
This movie mixes up things I love and then makes them seem gay, I don't know about you, but I find that insulting, yet I'm interested by the way these… More
Ivan Descartin
Being one of the more truly divisive films that have since become cult classics, "Scorpio Rising" has always been a curiosity for me, despite of its… More
Conner Rainwater
Extremely heavy handed and opinionated, but from a visual standpoint it's amazing. The creativity and camerawork is very ahead of its time. What ruins it… More
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Eric Broome
Deduct a half-star if razzle-dazzle editing doesn't intrigue you, and add a star if you're a gay man with a biker fetish.